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Share our heritage: Miles Township Little League

Pictured is the 1961 Miles Township Little League team.
Pictured is the 1961 Miles Township Little League team. Photo provided

Today’s photo is from Denny Beckenbaugh.

It shows the 1961 Miles Township Little League team.

Beckenbaugh writes: “They were league champions that year, defeating Sugar Valley 2-1 in a one-game playoff. Both Sugar Valley and Miles Township ended the regular season with identical” win-loss records.

Front row, from left: John Witherite, Steve Bowersox, John Bressler, Dave Spangler, Keith Bierly, Don Witherite, Greg Wert and Brad Brungart.

Back row: coach Harold Beckenbaugh, John Weaver, Denny Beckenbaugh, Melvin Stamm, umpire Bob Lamey, Tom Barner, Denny Harter, Roger Wert, Earl Leedy and coach Gerald Bressler.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past.

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